Honors Program and Scholarship Application
First-time freshmen must normally have a minimum ACT score of 27 or above, rank in the top 25% of their high school class, and complete the Honors Program application.
To be considered for the Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship, first-time freshmen must score 30 or above on the ACT and be in the top 10% of the high school class, receive the Regents Scholarship, show significant leadership in co-curricular activities, and complete a writing sample. Application deadline for the Omaha World-Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship eligibility: Postmarked by Nov. 15.
Application deadline for membership in the Honors Program and other scholarship eligibility is Feb. 1.
Submit this application only once.
For information, contact:
Dr. John Falconer
Director of Honors Program
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, NE 68849
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone - 308.865.8702
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.
Last Name: First Name: M.I.
E-mail Address: Home Phone:
City: State: Zip Code:
High School: Graduation Date:
H.S. GPA: Anticipated Major:
Number in High School Class: Class Rank:
Submit one Academic Letter of Reference: High School Teacher or Administrator. The letter may be mailed/e-mailed separately or entered in the appropriate boxes below.
Extracurricular and Community Activities with Honors and Awards Received:
Describe your Purpose for Participating in the Honors Program:
Respond to the following question in 200-300 words:
“Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.”
In 200 – 300 words, discuss an experience in which you took away a lesson that helped you in the future.
Please mail or e-mail a copy of your high school transcript to the Honors Program along with the completed paperwork.
Prior to acceptance into the Honors Program you must be admitted to the University of Nebraska Kearney.
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